About 250 parents were on campus on Thursday, October 16, for the first day of Parents Weekend. The dayʻs activities included class visits at the Middle and Upper Schools, presentations by Special Agent Arnold Laʻanui, Lewis and Clark College, and HPA guidance counselors, and lunch in the Village Campus Dining Room and in the Taylor Commons Dining Hall. Kevin MacLennan, University of Colorado, Boulder, director of admission was the featured speaker.
Enjoy the holiday lights at our Village Campus! K-8 families welcomed the holiday season with a "lighting" event held on December 2, hosted by the HPA ‘Ohana Association. The Middle Schoolʻs Nā Pua Koaiʻe Hula Ensemble, led by Kumu Kuwalu Anakalea, performed Puka a ka lā i Haʻehaʻe, Aia i Kohala, and Hole Waimea. There also were cookies and hot chocolate to keep children and their families warm as they admired the holiday lights. Happy Holidays!
The HPA College Fair opened with an inspiring Hawaiian chant led by HPA students signifying the rising of leaders and the dawning of a new day. Afterward students quickly began visiting the many college booths before them.
The HPA 2015 College Fair opened with an inspiring Hawaiian chant led by HPA students signifying the rising of leaders and the dawning of a new day. Afterward students quickly began visiting the many college booths before them.
Hawaii Preparatory Academy seniors Eliana Kaplan and Davy Ragland are the recipients of the Hiatt College Scholarships for Community Service and Academic Creativity and Initiative. HPA parents Jerry and Mahilani Hiatt were on hand for the presentation at the Upper School assembly on November 17.
Head of School-Elect Robert McKendry joined Director of Admissions Josh Clark at an event hosted by The Association of Boarding Schools in Tokyo last evening. Last week they were in Seoul. Students from around the world, across the United States, and throughout the Hawaiian islands are always eager learn about how they might attend HPA!